TGIF Show: Your weekend event guide

SOUTHERN UTAH — The weekend is almost here again! If you’re looking for adventure — maybe something fun, inspiring, educational or entertaining — take advantage of our snapshot of Southern Utah events and activities to enjoy with family, friends and maybe even new friends. Keep the adventure going … all weekend long.

Watch TGIF Show Co-hosts Sheldon and Hollie talk about their weekend picks: 

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Weekend events | Oct. 2-4

NOTE: Changes in scheduled events may arise without notice to St. George News; links and contact information are provided for your convenience in confirming details.

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Art

  • Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., opening reception Friday, 7-9 p.m. | “The Forgotten Wives of Joseph Smith” | Admission: Free | Location: Dixie State University North Plaza Building, 46 S. 1000 East, St. George

    Leslie Peterson, the artist of "The Forgotten Wives of Joseph Smith," Salt Lake City, Utah, May 2015 | Photo courtesy of Steve Olpin, St. George News
    Leslie Peterson, the artist of “The Forgotten Wives of Joseph Smith,” Salt Lake City, Utah, May 2015 | Photo courtesy of Steve Olpin, St. George News
  • Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., opening reception Friday, 6-9 p.m. | “Etched” Jennifer Gubler Gallery Show | Admission: Free | Location: The DiFiore Center: 307 N. Main St., St. George
  • Saturday, 9:30 a.m. | Cars and Coffee | Admission: Free | Location: Perks! Espresso and Smoothies, 1515 W. Sunset Blvd., St. George
  • Friday-Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. | “The Creative Upcycle” | Admission: Free | Location: Canyon Community Center, 126 Zion Blvd., Springdale
  • Friday-Sunday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. | Adams Theatre Farewell Art Exhibit | Admission: Free | Location: Randall L. Jones Theatre lobby, 300 W. University Blvd., Cedar City

Education/enlightenment

  • Friday, 1-2 p.m. | Brent Bill Quaker Lecture | Admission: Free | Location: Cedar City Library in the Park, 303 N. 100 East, Cedar City
  • Friday, 7-8:30 p.m. | Raven Intelligence | Admission: Free | Location: Snow Canyon State Park, Ivins | Telephone: 435-628-2255
  • Friday-Saturday, starts 10 a.m. | St. George Live Historic Tours | Admission: $3 | Location: St. George Art Museum, 200 N. Main St., St. George
  • Friday-Sunday, all day | Shakespeare Competition | Admission: $200 per school, $75 additional events, spectators free | Location: Southern Utah University Campus, 351 W. University Blvd., Cedar City

Entertainment

Family

Food/crafts/vendors

Fundraisers/causes

  • Friday, 1-4 p.m. | Food Pantry | Admission: Free | Location: Solomon’s Porch, 1495 S. Blackridge Drive, St. George | Telephone: 435-669-9070
  • Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, 8-11 a.m. | Community Presbyterian Church Fall Rummage Sale | Admission: Free, fundraiser | Location: Community Presbyterian Church, 2279 N. Wedgwood Lane, Cedar City
  • Sunday, 12:30 p.m. | Sunday Feast | Admission: Free | Location: Solomon’s Porch, 1495 S. Blackridge Drive, St. George | Telephone: 435-669-9070

Music

  • Friday, 7:30 p.m. | The Utah Symphony | Admission: $15-$40 | Location: Heritage Center Theater, 105 N. 100 East, Cedar City
  • Friday, 8 p.m. | Raven Cain Solo | Admission: No cover, food prices vary | Location: George’s Corner Restaurant, 2 W. St. George Blvd., St. George
  • Saturday, 8 p.m. | Carlie Wall | Admission: $3-$5 | Location: Jazzy’s, St. George | Telephone: 435-703-9938
  • Saturday, 8 p.m. | Jazz on the Corner featuring the West Coast Jazz Players | No cover, food prices vary | Location: George’s Corner Restaurant, 2 W. St. George Blvd., St. George
  • Saturday, 8:30 p.m. PDT | Spazmatics | Admission: Free | Location: CasaBlanca Resort and Casino, 950 W. Mesquite Blvd., Mesquite, Nevada

Night life/social

Outdoors/active

  • Friday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. | Altra Zero Drop Health and Fitness Expo | Admission: Free | Location: Dixie Convention Center, 1835 S. Convention Center Drive, St. George
  • Friday, 6 p.m. | Move it! Kids and I am ABLE Fun Runs | Admission: $10 | Location: Vernon Worthen Park, 300 S. 400 East, St. George

    I Am ABLE run participant with an infectious smile, Vernon Worthen Park, St. George, Utah, Oct. 3, 2014 | Photo by Mori Kessler, St. George News
    I Am ABLE run participant with an infectious smile, Vernon Worthen Park, St. George, Utah, Oct. 3, 2014 | Photo by Mori Kessler, St. George News
  • Friday, 1 p.m., and Saturday, 5 p.m. | Granite Peak and Wah Wah Mountain Camp Out | Admission: Free, bring own camping supplies, food | Location: Meet at Love’s Travel Stop in Cedar City off of I-15
  • Saturday, 6:45 a.m. | Mayor’s Walk | Admission: $10 | Location: Starts at Sand Town Park, 700 N. Bluff Street, St. George
  • Saturday, 6:45 a.m. | St. George Marathon | Admission: Spectators free | Location: Central to Vernon Worthen Park, 300 S. 400 East, St. George
  • Saturday, 8 a.m. | Monster Dash 5K | Admission: $10 per person, $20 per family | Location: Canyon Park Trail, Cedar City

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